NEWS RELEASE · 2nd September 2010
Terrace Traffic Services attended the scene of a single vehicle collision on Highway #16, near Kitwanga, west of New Hazelton in the early morning hours on Thursday, September 2nd. The vehicle reportedly left the roadway, rolled and burst into flames. There were two occupants in the vehicle at the time of the crash; a male and a female.
The male occupant was able to pull the female from the vehicle, however she had succumbed to her injuries. The male was transported to hospital, where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Investigators remain a the scene of the crash at the time of this release. The highway is now open to single lane traffic as the investigation and vehicle recovery continues.
The Terrace Traffic Services Unit is in the infancy of the investigation and has not yet determined who was driving or what the contributing factors are in this crash.